Film & Television

Walter White vs. Walt Whitman

To supplement our comprehensive Breaking Bad coverage, Across The Margin an exhaustive look into the ever present connection between Walt Whitman and Walter White…. by:…

Of the Beholder

by: Michael Shields A film enthusiast and a father discuss the masterpiece that is ‘Beasts of the Southern Wild‘…. “Once there was a girl named…

Shocked and Awed

by: Michael Shields Patriotism at a cost for American soldiers…. Filmmakers have a unique power.  It is the power associated with all forms of storytelling…

Breaking Bad Season 5, Part II

by: Michael Shields The heated conclusion, the final 8 episodes of Breaking Bad’s (“hypothetical”) Season 5…… Episode 9 – Behold Hank walks into Gomez’s office,…

Breaking Bad Season 5, Part I

by: Michael Shields We are literally a month away from the concluding season of in-arguably one of the greatest television shows of all time, Breaking…

Hustle and Flow Revisited

by: Douglas Grant A discussion of creative boundaries and dream chasing inspired by a theatrical classic… I’ve never been a “dirt rascal pimp,” but the…

Shelter

by: Michael Shields An exploration of Michael Shannon’s latest film, Shelter…. Warning: contains spoilers Curtis1 is looking up, skeptically, inquisitively, at an ominous sky.  His…